St Basils - Shaftesbury House

Referral address

St Basils Youth Hub
Heath Mill Lane
Deritend
Birmingham
B9 4AX

Referral phone

0300 303 0099

Referral email

staff@link.stbasils.org.uk

Website

http://www.stbasils.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single women aged 16-25 with support needs who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 sex offenders. Arsonists may be accepted if cleared by insurance company.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency via St Basils Link or Youthline.

Referral procedure

Phone Youthline (a partnership between St Basils and 4 other organisations - Bromford, Trident Reach, Moseley & District, Maypole). Interview, needs and risk assessment. Placed on pre-registered list if suitable.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: -
  • Maximum stay: 1 year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 full time staff, sleep-in cover. Compulsory keywork system, monthly meetings. Support plans, reviewed monthly. Staff provide advice and support around life skills, budgeting, accessing benefits, cooking, hygiene, sexual health and addressing substance misuse issues. Surgeries around family mediation, employment, education and training.

Rooms and charges

£9.00pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 9
  • Flat: 1
  • Total spaces: 10

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with ensuite facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, training room, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Written house rules. Alcohol allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 6pm-10pm. Can stay overnight with staff permission.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Buses 1, 35, 50.

Volunteering

Volunteers should phone 0121 772 2483 for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 0121 772 2483 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for St Basils - Shaftesbury House and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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